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(2498) Tsesevich

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1977 QM3. Discovered 1977 Aug. 23 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of Vladimir Platonovich Tsesevich {1907–1983}, former director of the Odessa University Observatory, renowned for his research on variable stars. He also studied the brightness variations of {433} Eros and is the author of a handbook for amateur astronomers. (M 7784)

Obituaries published in Astron. Tsirk., No. 1319, p. 6–8 (1984); Tsirk Vses astron.-geod. o-vo Akad. Nauk SSSR, No. 37, p. 89–92 (1984); Zemlya Vselennaya, No. 4, p. 58–60 (1984); Rocznik Astron. Obs. Krakowskiego 1986, p. VII (1985); Perem. Zvezdy, Tom 22, No. 6, p. 816–817 (1988).

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